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This open-air theatre is dramatically situated on the cliffs at Porthcumo, near Land's End, and hosts a season of plays and musicals from May to September.
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Porthcurno, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
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+44 1736 810181
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Reviewed today via mobile

Lovely place to visit, a short distance from the beach and amazing views of you get the chance to go up there. The gardens are beautiful and well kept, the exhibition centre is worth a look around, interesting to know the history of the theatre.

Thank Hannah B
Reviewed yesterday

Went to see a play this week, the back drop is unbelievable. I also recommend going around the Minack without the show just to wonder onto the stage.

Thank janetherd7
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We sadly couldn’t get tickets for the performance, but spent a happy hour walking around this amazing place. The dedication and effort it took to build it are awe inspiring. The setting is dramatic and beautiful. Next time I will book in advance!

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful afternoon at this fantastic place, don't miss the exhibition to learn how it was all achieved by the efforts and inspiration of one woman. Great play and acting, welcoming staff, unmissable experience.

1  Thank lindenhouse18
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very interesting. Worth a visit. Does however beg questions about health and safety both on drive there and back , and in the theatre it self. Steep steps and limited access along to seating

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to see a play at the Minack last week in the afternoon. Obviously the scenery is amazing. It was a very hot day so water, a hat and sun lotion was a must. I think it would be a bit difficult for people...More

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went there one evening to see "On the Razzle". The views of the sea and Porthcurno beach are breathtaking and the theatre is really extraordinary and well worth a visit. You can just visit the theatre during the day to look around or you...More

1  Thank fatscarv
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having taken a crawl around Minack's steps, nooks and crannies and become so utterly intoxicated by the gardens and views over Porthcurno's azure waters, not mentioning the incredibly unique oneness of architecture and natural landscape over a decade ago as a first year Bristol uni...More

Thank Makeitupaswegoalong
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked to see a play as we had heard about the theatre but needed to see it with our own eyes. It was certainly breath taking and the determination of the lady with her gardener is beyond belief. The play we saw was well...More

1  Thank Harry S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped by for a quick look around during the day - £5 entry fee gets you a look around the theatre and exhibition giving the history of the place. Well worth a visit and if you get the chance to see a show the...More

Thank Catherine C
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Annie Z
3 July 2018|
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Response from terristar | Reviewed this property |
The Minack season ends usually in October as this is an outdoor theatre. I don't think there is any shows in winter.
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Emmacanpbell
29 June 2018|
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
You can go in to the theatre all year but they stop performances in September due to the weather.
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Elizabeth H
26 June 2018|
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Response from terristar | Reviewed this property |
Evening Shows started at 8pm ended at 10.45 prices upper terrace £10 lower terrace £14
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